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17 05, 2019

Why I Love: DOOM (PlayStation)

By |2019-05-17T14:39:00+01:00May 17th, 2019|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Why I Love: DOOM (PlayStation)

Porting a game to a different console was not an easy task in the olden days. Cutbacks and sacrifices often had to be made in order to get it running. DOOM is a perfect example. Now it’s unlikely that anyone needs a copy-and-pasted diatribe about how DOOM revolutionized gaming for the better, or how fantastic [...]

17 10, 2018

Wolfenstein 3D: The Lost Episodes – You Didn’t Buy It?

By |2018-10-18T08:33:21+01:00October 17th, 2018|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Wolfenstein 3D: The Lost Episodes – You Didn’t Buy It?

Before DOOM shook up the gaming world in 1993, id Software stunned players with its World War II-shooter Wolfenstein 3D. For the time, this was a technological breakthrough – smooth-running gameplay, ultra-violent combat, and mazes filled with mysterious secret areas. This 1991 first-person shooter popularized its genre for decades to come. After the release of [...]